See the live or the recorded volume of transferred data for each virtual machine replication.

The traffic information is only available for virtual machines and is not available for vApps.


  • Verify that VMware Cloud Director Availability is successfully deployed in the site.


  1. In the left pane, choose a replication direction..
  2. To show the virtual machine replications, click VM.
  3. Select a virtual machine replication for which you want to see the traffic information.
  4. In the bottom pane, click the Traffic tab.
    In the bottom pane, the Traffic data chart shows the amount of traffic transferred by the selected replication in the past three minutes.
  5. To switch the data chart from a live traffic view to historical data, click Recorded.
  6. To change the data chart reporting interval, enter the beginning and the end of the traffic reporting period and select an interval of reporting.
    • To see the last five hours of traffic, select the 5 minutes interval.
    • To see the last two weeks of traffic, select the 1 hour interval.
    • To see the last two months of traffic, select the 1 day interval.
    On the bottom of the traffic data chart, you can see the amount of traffic transferred for the selected interval.


You see the traffic information for the selected replication and you can set the information data interval and the beginning and the end of the information period.

What to do next

You can select another replication and see its traffic information. You can also monitor the traffic as a single tenant, or you can monitor the traffic for each organization. For more information, see Monitor the Traffic Usage as a Tenant or see Monitor and Export Organization Traffic Usage as a Service Provider.